Friend of Serious Eats, journalist, and blogger Harris Salat will be moderating a special event at EN Japanese Brasserie this Sunday, April 6. We have 2 seats (the winner and a guest) to give away to the event.
To enter to win, leave a comment below describing your favorite Japanese dish. You have until 5 p.m. ET Friday (April 4) to enter. One winner will be chosen at random from among eligible commenters. The standard Serious Eats contest rules apply. Event details follow the jump.
EN Japanese Brasserie presents: Rice, Dashi and the Four Brews: A Demonstration and Tasting
Sunday, April 6 at 4 p.m.
$80 per person (seating is limited)
Here's a little secret about Japanese cooking: Understand just six foods and you can prepare almost any dish. Join En Japanese Brasserie's award-winning Chef Yasuhiro Honma for a fascinating look at these building block ingredients—rice, dashi and "the four brews" (sake, soy sauce, mirin and miso). Through an entertaining discussion, demonstration and tasting, the chef will introduce the fundamentals of Japanese cuisine: What is the role of rice? How do different dashi match seasonal ingredients? What is the common thread linking the four brews? This event includes a very special sake tasting led by Henry Sidel, the president of Joto Sake (www.jotosake.com), and Mr. Niichiro Marumoto, the 6th generation owner of the Marumoto Sake Brewery. The moderator is journalist Harris Salat, who has written about Japanese food culture for The New York Times, Saveur and Gourmet. To reserve or for more information, please call 212-647-9196 x204 or visit www.enjb.com.